Indian Geography Questions

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The driest part in india is in 

A) Jaisalmer (Western Rajasthan) B) Bhatinda (Punjab)
C) Darbhanga (Bihar) D) Gandhinagar (Gujarat)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Jaisalmer (Western Rajasthan)

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Jaisalmer receives less than 12 km of rain because of its distance from Bay of Bengal, monsoon winds and its location in the sub - tropical high pressure belt.

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The Kulu Valley is situated between

A) Ladakh and Pirpanjal B) Ranjoti and Nag Tibba
C) Lesser Himalayas Siwalik D) Dhauladar and Pirpanjal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Dhauladar and Pirpanjal

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Q:

Railway passenger coaches are manufactured at

A) Varanasi B) Chittaranjan
C) Perambur D) Kolkata
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Perambur

Explanation:

The Integral Coach Factory at Perambur has become a leading rail coach manufacturing factory in the world. Chittaranjan Loco Works now produce diesel engines. Diesel engines are also being assembled at varanasi and Jamshedpur (Tata Elecrtic company of TELCO), BEML also manufactures railway wagons.

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The Eastern coast of India is known as

A) Eastern plateau B) Bengal Coast
C) Coromandal Coast D) Cyclonic Coast
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Coromandal Coast

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The two Volcanic islands in the Indian territory are

A) Kavaratti and New Moor B) Bitra and Kavaratti
C) Pamban and Barren D) Narcodam and Barren
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pamban and Barren

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Which among the following cities of India will have midday Sun exactly overhead only once a year

A) Delhi and chennai B) Srinagar and Darjeeling
C) Hyderabad and Kohima D) Nagpur and Kolkata
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Nagpur and Kolkata

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Guwahati is situated on the bank of the river

A) Teesta B) Brahmaputra
C) Hooghly D) Sone
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Brahmaputra

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Which of the following is the largest lagoon in India ?

A) Vembanad lagoon B) Chilka lagoon
C) Pulicat lagoon D) Kolleru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Chilka lagoon

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